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1. Diego Maradona died at the age of 60 on 25 November 2020. He was the mega-star of the 1986 FIFA World Cup, helping his country to win the tournament. His two goals against England in the quarter-final were well-remembered, especially the second goal which was a spectacular solo effort. In the semi-final, he scored another solo effort against what team?
2. Paolo Rossi died at the age of 64 on 9 December 2020. He was instrumental in winning the 1982 FIFA World Cup for Italy and emerged as the top scorer in that tournament. How many goals did he score? He failed to score in the three matches during the group stage and the first game in the second round group match.
3. Peter Bonetti died at the age of 78 on 12 April 2020. He was a winning member of England's 1966 FIFA World Cup squad, as the reserve goalkeeper to Gordon Banks. For which famous English club did he make 600 appearances?
4. Nobby Stiles died at the age of 78 on 30 October 2020. He was a member of England's 1966 FIFA World Cup team who played as a defender. Which famous English club did he mostly play for? This club was the first English club to win the European Cup in 1968.
5. Jack Charlton, older brother of Bobby Charlton, died at the age of 85 on 10 July 2020. Both he and his brother were members of England's 1966 FIFA World Cup winning team. Which national team did he manage from 1986 to 1996?
6. Ray Clemence died at the age of 72 on 15 November 2020. He made over 1,000 career appearances as a goalkeeper. What English club did he play for in the 1970s and early 1980s that dominated the English top-flight league and the European Cup tournaments?
7. Midfielder Papa Bouba Diop died at the age 42 on 29 November 2020. He was best remembered for scoring the winning goal against France in the opening match of the 2002 FIFA World Cup finals. Which country did he play for?
8. Alejandro Sabella died at the age of 66 on 8 December 2020. He played for River Plate, Sheffield United, Leeds United, Estudiantes, Gremio, Ferro Carril Oeste and Iraputo. What national team did he manage from 2011 to 2014?
9. Gerard Houllier died at the age of 73 on 14 December 2020. He was a prominent French manager who had managed Paris St. Germain, Lens, Liverpool and Lyon. With what club did he win three major trophies in 2001?
10. Norman Hunter died at the age of 76 on 17 April 2020 and was a member of England's 1966 FIFA World Cup winning squad. In the 20 years of his professional career, with which club did he make the most appearances? This club won the English Division I league titles in 1969 and 1974.
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